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VCU Semester Programs

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banner_featured external progrVCU offers diverse programming with partner institutions around the world, offering a variety of coursework in a wide range of destinations.

You are encouraged to begin exploring semester programs with the options below, but you are not limited to the semester programs on this page. You can research additional options through other featured external programs, or by checking out our program search tool and major advising sheets.

When you begin your registration with VCU, you will be prompted to pay the following non-refundable fees. Please do not pay these fees until you have been accepted into your program and are sure you will participate.
  • $250 Education Abroad Fee: required for applicants to all education abroad programs
Program Location Area(s) of Study
 Macquarie University Sydney, Australia Most majors. Internships. Suggested for Business, Criminal Justice, Homeland Security, Gender Sexuality and Women's Studies, and International Studies. 
VCU Exchange: Curtin University Multiple campuses:
Perth, Australia;
Miri, Malaysia;
Dubai, UAE;
Moka, Mauritius; and Singapore, Singapore
Most majors.
VCU Exchange: Fudan University Shanghai, China Chinese Language and Culture.
University of Nicosia Nicosia, Cyprus Human Biology, Chemistry, Health Sciences, Business, Engineering, Art History, Architecture, Interior Design, Dance, Music, Psychology, Mass Communications, International Studies, Law
University of Bristol Bristol, England Science, Engineering, Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences
VCU Exchange: University of the West of England Bristol, England Arts, Biology, Forensic Science, Mathematics, English, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Statistics.
VCU Exchange: University of Surrey Guildford, England Music, Political Science, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Theater, English, Economics, Business, and Dance.
University of Westminster London, England Most majors.
VCU Exchange: University of Westminster London, England Fashion Merchandising only (for exchange only; for other majors, see VCU at Univ. of Westminster)
FU-BEST Berlin, Germany German language, History, European Studies, Political Science, Humanities, International Relations
VCU Exchange: Bauhaus University Weimar, Germany Urban and Regional Planning, Urban and Regional Studies.
The American College of Greece Athens, Greece Most majors. Suggested for Business, Economics, Mathematics, and Psychology.
SRISA Florence, Italy Arts
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Milan, Italy Fashion, Business, Economics, Accounting, Finance, Agriculture, Psychology, Linguistics, Italian Language, Philosophy, International Relations, Political Science, Art History
VCU Exchange: University of Guadalajara Guadalajara, Mexico Most majors. (Coursework taught in Spanish. Requires equivalent of six semesters of university-level Spanish.)
VCU Exchange: University of Lima Lima, Peru Business and Engineering courses taught in English, other coursework taught in Spanish available as well.
VCU Exchange: VCUarts Qatar Doha, Qatar Art History, Fashion, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Painting and Printmaking.
VCU Exchange: Pusan National University Busan, South Korea Engineering, Psychology, Mathematics, International Studies, Asian Studies, Business
VCU Exchange: K Arts Seoul, South Korea Arts, Music, Theatre.  Some coursework taught in Korean.
VCU Exchange: Kyung Hee University Seoul, South Korea Business, International Studies, Political Science, Sciences, Korean language
VCU Exchange: Chung Ang University Seoul, South Korea Business, Natural Sciences, Engineering, Korean/Chinese/Japanese language, Arts, Psychology, Sociology, International Studies/Political Science.
VCU Exchange: University of Córdoba Córdoba, Spain (Coursework taught in Spanish. Requires equivalent of six semesters of university-level Spanish.)
VCU Exchange: Rabdan Academy Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Criminal Justice, Homeland Security.